Posts Tagged ‘Elder abuse’

Pope Francis slams ‘abuse’ of Alzheimer’s sufferers, carers

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Pope Francis appealed Wednesday for greater support for people suffering from Alzheimer’s and their carers, saying those with the disease were often abused. Sufferers “are often victims of violence, mistreatment and abuse that crushes their dignity,” Francis said during his weekly general audience at the Vatican, in a message to mark World Alzheimer’s Day on Read more

Elder abuse is the hidden face of domestic violence

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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It is easy to forget, when meeting older people in our lives – parents, grandparents and others – that they are so much more than what we see in front of us. As we age, we become the accumulation of a life’s worth of wisdom and experience. Unfortunately, the price of that wisdom is too Read more